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Fanesalm, 39030 San Vigilio, Marebbe, Italy
+39 474 501079
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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600 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This lunch stop was the second one in our 9-day Alta Via 1 trek. Although you can drive a vehicle or ride an electric bicycle (because Lavarella has e-bike charging stations) over a dirt road, we arrived on foot after a long day of tough descents and ascents. This rifugio was bustling at lunch with tired and not-so-tired cyclists. We... More 

Thank aerofaze
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a magical place! The scenery is breath taking. The atmosphere is relaxed and calming. The food is out of this world! The hiking is not for the faint of heart.

Thank Heather H
Antwerp, Belgium
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171 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

When you climb/hike to the 2100 m high nature reserve plateau Fanes you have the choice of to Rifugio’s. In winter you can also use their snow cat service to get there and back or even use a sleigh to fasten your downhill hike. The food and the scenery at the Lavarella Rifugio is the real reward if you have... More 

Thank Wilfried W
Tourmakeady, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

This was a lovely pleasant rifugio and I would consider going back to stay for a few days. Another rifugio nearby is the usual stop at stage 2 of the alta via but a little research led us here and I think we chose well. The staff were very welcoming and you felt the family atmosphere. The food was very... More 

2 Thank carbar2015
Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Lavarella is located in the same valley as Rifugio Fanes, the often recommended stop for the second night of the Alta Via 1 trail. We hiked here from Rifugio Sennes, our first stop on the Alta Via 1. It was a shorter hike than others on this route and we reached the rifugio easily by 13:30 or 14:00, leaving Sennes... More 

3 Thank rebeccaa22
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

We were directed here by our B&B (Villa La Bercia -- also excellent), but you could get here through the Michelin app. Both recommendations are justified. The food is largely sourced locally (some of it even from the garden behind the restaurant, and the recipes rely heavily on traditional dishes. The proprietress greeted us and gave us individual recommendations. The... More 

1 Thank StephenAEdwards
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Everything was perfect: a stylish rifugio with spotless facilities and great food. The owners pay a lot of attention to details: the room are tastefully decorated, even if tiny. The staff is very friendly. The atmosphere is welcoming and calm. An excellent spot for those who walk Alta Via 1.

Thank Bentammi
Rome, Italy
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90 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

Siamo saliti con il Gatto delle nevi nel mezzo di una notte illuminata dalla luna piena,grazie alla quale si vedevano perfettamente le montagne ed i boschi innevati e scintillanti..cena buonissima,accompagnata da ottima birra,giocando a carte in questo bel rifugio tutto di legno:piatto tipico tirolese con formaggi squisiti su cui versare il miele alle nocciole,canederli al burro fuso da urlo,così come... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, German
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fanesalm, 39030 San Vigilio, Marebbe, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of South Tyrol  >  Marebbe  >  San Vigilio
  • Phone Number: +39 474 501079

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?